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Stables to Ockham Park House, Ockham

Description: Stables to Ockham Park House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 288693

OS Grid Reference: TQ0653856551
OS Grid Coordinates: 506538, 156551
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2981, -0.4733

Location: Ockham, Surrey GU23 6NQ

Locality: Ockham
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU23 6NQ

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Listing Text


2/112 Stables to Ockham
14/6/67 Park House


Stable block, now converted into flats. Early C18,probably by Nicholas Hawksmoor
for the first Lord King. Red brick with grey headers and hipped, plain-tiled roof -
partly obscured by parapets. Half-H shape plan with end wings projecting and
central, gabled, carriageway projecting in shallow break. Two storeys with attics,
now blocked; stacks to left and centre and further stack on centre of left hand side.
Plat bands over ground and first floors with stone coping to parapet and central
gable. 4 bays either side of tall central carriage archway under gable with
cambered head, louvred, opening over elliptical gauged brick arch. Two-light leaded
cambered head casement windows to first floor either side of centre, attic windows
blocked. Paired round arched double doors either side on ground floor, single
"cross" windows to ends of ground floor in re-entrant angles with wings. Two windows
on end wings on each floor; lunette windows to inner return fronts. 4 panel doors to
left and right of centre under glazed fanlights, further door to left hand re-entrant
angle approached up a flight of steps. Further first floor door approached up a
flight of wooden stairs in carriage archway.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p.394.

Listing NGR: TQ0653456549

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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